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News related to mortgage

House purchase lending in London slowed in fourth quarter, says CML
2015-02-26 10:55:18 [Europe]
Greater London saw a decline in the level of house purchase and remortgage lending both year on year and quarter on quarter at the end of 2014, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [House purchase lending in London slowed in fourth quarter, says CML]
 
CML reaffirms what needs to be done for UK home lending markets after election
2015-02-25 15:09:06 [Europe]
The Council of Mortgage Lenders has reissued its election manifesto aimed at political parties ahead of the forthcoming vote in the UK in May.Read full article: [CML reaffirms what needs to be done for UK home lending markets after election]
 
January saw 14% fall in mortgage lending in the UK
2015-02-20 11:39:10 [Europe]
Gross mortgage lending in the UK reached £14.3 billion in January, a 14% decrease from December, according to the latest estimate from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Read full article: [January saw 14% fall in mortgage lending in the UK]
 
Home purchase lending up just 1% in final month of 2014, CML data shows
2015-02-17 13:46:32 [Europe]
House purchase lending to home buyers increased slightly by 1% month on month in December but compared to December 2013, the number of loans fell by 5%, according to the latest CML data.
Read full article: [Home purchase lending up just 1% in final month of 2014, CML data shows]
 
Annual savings of £742 for those getting on the UK housing ladder
2015-02-16 01:10:31 [Europe]
First time buyers in the UK are £742 or 9% a year better off with their own home compared to those who rent, according to new research by the Halifax.
Read full article: [Annual savings of £742 for those getting on the UK housing ladder]
 
Home repossession in UK down 26% in 2014, year on year
2015-02-12 16:43:44 [Europe]
The number of home repossessions in the UK fell 26% in 2014 compared to the previous year, the lowest since 2006, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).Read full article: [Home repossession in UK down 26% in 2014, year on year]
 
UK residential mortgage market becoming too restrictive, study suggests
2015-02-06 06:39:30 [Europe]
Renewed optimism in the UK mortgage industry for growth in 2015 is being overshadowed by the view that the market has become too conservative, it is claimed.Read full article: [UK residential mortgage market becoming too restrictive, study suggests]
 
UK landlords can choose from record number of buy to let mortgages
2015-02-04 07:24:01 [Europe]
Record number of buy to let mortgages are now available in the UK with landlords able to choose from 817 different products, up 16% quarter on quarter, the latest index shows.Read full article: [UK landlords can choose from record number of buy to let mortgages]
 
Central bank to get new powers of direction over UK housing market
2015-02-04 06:45:04 [Europe]
The UK government has confirmed that the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee will have new powers of direction over the country’s housing market.Read full article: [Central bank to get new powers of direction over UK housing market]
 
UK landlords report lowest void periods in 2014
2015-02-03 08:53:59 [Europe]
The average void period experienced by UK landlords fell in 2014 with the lowest recorded in the fourth quarter of the year, down to 2.6 weeks, the latest sector survey shows.Read full article: [UK landlords report lowest void periods in 2014]
 
Mortgage approvals in UK rise for first time in six months
2015-02-02 09:16:17 [Europe]
Residential mortgage approvals in the UK rose in December for the first time since June, suggesting that a steady slowdown in the number of loans for home purchases could be bottoming out.
Read full article: [Mortgage approvals in UK rise for first time in six months]
 
Majority of UK landlords not getting enough from lenders, it is claimed
2015-01-28 06:53:44 [Europe]
Despite the recent launch of new mortgage rates and new terms for buy to let landlords, a new study shows that over three quarters of landlords believe that banks are not doing enough to support them.Read full article: [Majority of UK landlords not getting enough from lenders, it is claimed]
 
Gross mortgage lending in UK stalled in December, latest CML figures show
2015-01-23 15:10:54 [Europe]
Gross mortgage lending in the UK reached £16.5 billion in December, unchanged month on month compared to November but down 1% compared to December 2013, the latest data shows.Read full article: [Gross mortgage lending in UK stalled in December, latest CML figures show]
 
More UK landlords opting for low cost short term buy to let mortgages
2015-01-15 11:57:23 [Europe]
The proportion of landlords in the UK favouring shorter two year fixed rates for mortgages has doubled in a year, new research suggests.Read full article: [More UK landlords opting for low cost short term buy to let mortgages]
 
UK mortgage market sees lending fall off toward end of 2014
2015-01-14 17:37:48 [Europe]
Lending trends to first time buyers, home movers and remortgaging in the UK have declined but there has been an annual rise in buy to let lending, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [UK mortgage market sees lending fall off toward end of 2014]
 
Research reveals widespread confusion over interest rates among UK home owners
2015-01-06 13:08:34 [Europe]
Whilst January is traditionally the time to get finances in order and plan for the year ahead, new research reveals that there is widespread confusion around UK interest rates and when they might rise.
Read full article: [Research reveals widespread confusion over interest rates among UK home owners]
 
Number of first time buyers in UK rises for third year
2015-01-06 09:14:37 [Europe]
The number of first time buyers in the UK increased by more than a fifth in 2014, the third successive annual rise, new data shows.Read full article: [Number of first time buyers in UK rises for third year]
 
CML voices concerns over European mortgage changes
2015-01-05 14:33:48 [Europe]
The Council of Mortgage lenders has identified four main areas where a change of approach is needed to achieve minimum disruption to the UK mortgage market from European changes.Read full article: [CML voices concerns over European mortgage changes]
 
Peer to peer lending set to change the UK mortgage industry, it is claimed
2014-12-19 09:11:59 [Europe]
Peer to peer finance is set to revolutionise the UK mortgage industry, starting with secured lending to landlords, according to a new independent review of the buy to let mortgage industry.Read full article: [Peer to peer lending set to change the UK mortgage industry, it is claimed]
 
UK mortgage lending falls back to similar level a year ago, latest data shows
2014-12-18 13:15:21 [Europe]
Gross mortgage lending in the UK reached £16.9 billion in November, some 9% lower than October when it was £18.6 billion, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [UK mortgage lending falls back to similar level a year ago, latest data shows]
 
UK surveyors report a resurgence in remortgage activity
2014-12-18 09:42:47 [Europe]
November saw a resurgence in remortgaging activity even as the rest of UK housing market cooled, according to the latest research from Connells Survey and Valuation.Read full article: [UK surveyors report a resurgence in remortgage activity]
 
Intermediaries remain the most popular choice for buy to let investors
2014-12-17 15:48:59 [Europe]
UK landlords sourcing buy to let finance from intermediaries has increased as they regard it as the best way to secure a good deal, new research suggests.Read full article: [Intermediaries remain the most popular choice for buy to let investors]
 
UK buy to let sector confident going into 2015, new research suggests
2014-12-16 14:01:19 [Europe]
Confidence in the buy to let market will encourage significant investment in the sector by UK property investors in 2015, according to new research.Read full article: [UK buy to let sector confident going into 2015, new research suggests]
 
LTV lending falls as demand ebbs from bottom end of UK house market
2014-12-15 08:11:59 [Europe]
Lending to higher Loan To Value borrowers in the UK has fallen 12% year on year with November seeing the smallest number since October 2013.Read full article: [LTV lending falls as demand ebbs from bottom end of UK house market]
 
Latest CML figures show lending to first time buyers still rising
2014-12-12 10:00:41 [Europe]
Lending to UK first time buyers increased by 12% in October compared to the previous month and is now 14% up on the same month in 2013, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [Latest CML figures show lending to first time buyers still rising]
 
Bank of England figures show home buying lending has gained ground this year
2014-12-11 08:51:57 [Europe]
Overall lending for buying homes in the UK gained much ground in the third quarter of 2014 compared to last year as the residential property market continued its recovery.Read full article: [Bank of England figures show home buying lending has gained ground this year]
 
Survey confirms certain groups facing difficulties due to UK mortgage reforms
2014-12-08 10:09:04 [Europe]
Mortgage Market Reforms (MMR) in the UK are making it more difficult for certain customers to get a mortgage including over 40s and the self-employed, new research has confirmed.Read full article: [Survey confirms certain groups facing difficulties due to UK mortgage reforms]
 
Better lending conditions leads to rise in first time buyers in Northern Ireland
2014-12-05 07:41:16 [Europe]
Better mortgage conditions have led to Northern Ireland seeing 25% more first time buyers in in the third quarter of 2014 than a year ago, according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [Better lending conditions leads to rise in first time buyers in Northern Ireland]
 
CML says just 1.5% of mortgaged sales will pay more under new property tax rules
2014-12-04 09:14:16 [Europe]
The Council of Mortgage Lenders has welcomed the stamp duty changes which have now come into place in the UK and revealed only a small number of mortgagees will be affected.Read full article: [CML says just 1.5% of mortgaged sales will pay more under new property tax rules]
 
First time buyers and renters in UK underestimate their outgoings, research finds
2014-12-03 07:23:50 [Europe]
The majority of first time buyers and renters in the UK underestimate their monthly outgoing by almost £200 a month, suggesting they could have problems if their income reduced.Read full article: [First time buyers and renters in UK underestimate their outgoings, research finds]
 
Mortgage market in Wales looking strong going into 2015, says CML
2014-12-02 11:15:15 [Europe]
Mortgage lending in Wales remains driven primarily by lending for house purchase, with first time buyers in particular showing strong year on year growth, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [Mortgage market in Wales looking strong going into 2015, says CML]
 
Highest level of house lending in Scotland since 2008, latest CML data shows
2014-12-01 08:34:49 [Europe]
Home lending in Scotland remains driven primarily by lending for house purchase, with remortgage activity showing a year on year decline, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [Highest level of house lending in Scotland since 2008, latest CML data shows]
 
Home buyers in London borrowing higher amounts, latest CML data shows
2014-11-27 09:24:45 [Europe]
More mortgages were completed and a higher amount borrowed in Greater London in the third quarter of this year than in any quarter since 2007, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage lenders.Read full article: [Home buyers in London borrowing higher amounts, latest CML data shows]
 
UK gross mortgage lending slows, latest figures show
2014-11-26 07:24:52 [Europe]
Gross mortgage borrowing in the UK in October was £10.5 billion, some 2% higher than in the same month last year, and 1.3% lower than in September 2014.Read full article: [UK gross mortgage lending slows, latest figures show]
 
Non standard UK home borrowers face lack of clarity on mortgages
2014-11-25 11:31:16 [Europe]
Fears of a future clampdown by regulators are preventing mortgage lenders from offering loans that stretch into people’s retirement, according to a new report.Read full article: [Non standard UK home borrowers face lack of clarity on mortgages]
 
UK mortgage lending hits highest October level since 2008
2014-11-21 07:17:49 [Europe]
Gross mortgage lending in the UK reached £19 billion in October, some 5% higher than September and 8% higher than October last year, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [UK mortgage lending hits highest October level since 2008]
 
Low interest rates helping to keep repossessions and mortgage arrears down says CML
2014-11-14 11:24:48 [Europe]
The UK is seeing a continuing reduction in the number of both repossessions and mortgages in arrears, across all categories, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders for the third quarter of 2014.Read full article: [Low interest rates helping to keep repossessions and mortgage arrears down says CML]
 
Research reveals how UK home owners are switching mortgage deals
2014-11-11 15:55:01 [Europe]
Some 18% of borrowers in the UK have changed their mortgage details or come to a new arrangement with their lender in the last three years, new research has found.
Read full article: [Research reveals how UK home owners are switching mortgage deals]
 
Home lending in UK reaches highest quarterly level for seven years
2014-11-11 11:05:11 [Europe]
Lending for home buying in the UK has reached its highest quarterly level since 2007, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).Read full article: [Home lending in UK reaches highest quarterly level for seven years]
 
Research reveals mortgage burden on retirees in the UK
2014-11-06 08:29:52 [Europe]
Four in 10 over 50s in the UK are paying off a mortgage worth on average of £49,000 and a fifth in their 70s are still paying off their mortgage, new research has found.Read full article: [Research reveals mortgage burden on retirees in the UK]
 
Research shows sneaky fees and charges make it hard to get best mortgage deal
2014-11-04 12:39:32 [Europe]
UK borrowers could be paying over the odds on their mortgages and with sneaky fees and charges making it harder for people to find the best deal, it is claimed.
Read full article: [Research shows sneaky fees and charges make it hard to get best mortgage deal]
 
UK govt launches consultation on Bank of England powers in the housing market
2014-10-31 12:37:59 [Europe]
The UK government is inviting responses to a consultation on which powers the independent Bank of England should have over the country’s housing market.Read full article: [UK govt launches consultation on Bank of England powers in the housing market]
 
Falling buy to let mortgage costs benefiting UK landlords
2014-10-30 10:05:57 [Europe]
UK landlords are benefitting from tumbling mortgage charges and longer fixed rate deals with fees falling for all except the highest LTV loans, new research shows.Read full article: [Falling buy to let mortgage costs benefiting UK landlords]
 
British appetite for overseas property remains strong, new figures suggest
2014-10-30 09:00:13 [Europe]
British investors’ appetite for overseas property is still strong with one specialist reporting enquiries up by 37% so far this year compared with 2013.Read full article: [British appetite for overseas property remains strong, new figures suggest]
 
Worrying number of home owners plan to use pension to pay off mortgage
2014-10-29 13:10:00 [Europe]
More than half a million 40 to 70 year olds in England intend to use part or all of their pension to repay their mortgage, according to new research.
Read full article: [Worrying number of home owners plan to use pension to pay off mortgage]
 
Positive outlook for buy to let lending in the UK
2014-10-29 09:59:25 [Europe]
Intermediaries’ are positive about their future levels of mortgage business over the next year, according to the latest quarterly intermediary survey.Read full article: [Positive outlook for buy to let lending in the UK]
 
UK mortgage holders expect to be in a better financial position in three years
2014-10-24 08:54:16 [Europe]
Some 60% of mortgage holders in the UK anticipate that they will be in the same financial position or better in three years' time even though the majority expect interest rates to rise.Read full article: [UK mortgage holders expect to be in a better financial position in three years]
 
UK mortgage activity has reached a plateau, latest data suggests
2014-10-20 11:47:22 [Europe]
Lending for homes in the UK has reached a plateau with concerns about interest rate rises affecting activity, according to the latest figures.Read full article: [UK mortgage activity has reached a plateau, latest data suggests]
 
UK mortgage lenders braced for further interventions despite market growth cooling
2014-10-17 14:21:45 [Europe]
Mortgage lenders and brokers expect further interventions by the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) despite market growth cooling, according to new research.Read full article: [UK mortgage lenders braced for further interventions despite market growth cooling]
 
Half of over 40s think they will still have a mortgage or rent during retirement
2014-10-17 08:06:10 [Europe]
Half of people aged over 40 believe they will still be repaying their mortgage or paying rent when they retire, new research has found.Read full article: [Half of over 40s think they will still have a mortgage or rent during retirement]
 



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